Widener University

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PO Box 7474
Wilmington, DE 19803

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#45 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The School of Law at Widener University has an application deadline of May 15. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at Widener University is $60. The part-time program application fee at the School of Law at Widener University is $60. Its tuition is full-time: $1,316 per credit and part-time: $1,316 per credit. The student-faculty ratio is 13.3:1. The School of Law at Widener University has 125 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1971
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline May 15
Full-time program application fee $60
Part-time program application fee $60
Admissions phone (302) 477-2162
Admissions email law.admissions@law.widener.edu
Website http://law.widener.edu


Full- and part-time faculty 125
Student-faculty ratio 13.3:1
Total faculty 141

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 663
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 400


Tuition and fees

full-time: $1,316 per credit
part-time: $1,316 per credit

Room and board $10,791


Employed at graduation2 21.7%
Median private sector starting salary $63,500
Median public service starting salary $45,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 584,562

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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